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Tower surrounded by overgrown ruins

In Neckarsteinach there are 4 castles, Mittelburg is still completely in tact and in private hands... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Katrien S
Ghent, Belgium
Easy hike, interesting ruins, excellent views

The Hinterburg is one of the four castles situated in the town of Neckarsteinach, and offers one of... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Adrian F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Burgenweg, 69239 Neckarsteinach, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

for my taste it is to boring to clime the hill just to have a look at the Neckar valley , I would recommend to drive to the dilsberg and visit the old town and the castle and the view at the neckar valley is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

In Neckarsteinach there are 4 castles, Mittelburg is still completely in tact and in private hands, so not possible to visit. However, it is worthwhile to take the short stroll up to it, as the outside is worthwhile a view. Then there is Hinterburg, which...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Hinterburg is one of the four castles situated in the town of Neckarsteinach, and offers one of the best views of the valley from the top of its tower, which you can access via a short series of stairs (which were however not very...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Hinterburg is accessible via a short (2 min) but steep hike up from the main road. The ruins themselves are very pretty and the climb to the top offers fantastic views. We combined this with another short walk (10 min) to Burg Schadeck. There...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This lovely ruin of a castle is just one of four castles that greet you on the road into Neckarsteinach, Hesse, Germany as you drive from Nechargemund. Just a few Kms from Heidelberg. This town is not much, in itself, but the setting of it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great view from the tower when sunny. The Castle which never was finished... Came here with friends for tourism It's an old ruin which had a view into the valley of Neckar

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Tobias L
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Four castles overlooking a beautiful town of Neckarsteinach. We took the Weisse Flotte boat from Heidelberg up river to this little village. It was raining when we visited and the local restaurants were not so accommodating. We tried to eat lunch at one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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